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GM David Howell leads 9th Leiden Tournament with one round to go

GM David Howell has the amazing Elo performance 2891

GM David Howell has the amazing Elo performance 2891

The 9th Leiden Chess Tournament 2015 is currently in progress in the Leiden Denksportcentrum.

The event is a 9-round Swiss open with tempo of play 90′/40 + 30′ + 30″ and total prize fund >  € 5500.

British champion GM David Howell maintains a full point advantage after the penultimate eighth round. Howell has 7.5/8 points, while the nearest follower, Israeli GM Evgeny Postny, has 6.5 points.

GM Predrag Nikolic from Bosna and Herzegovina is currently third with 6 points.

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Standings after 8 rounds:

1 GM Howell, David W L 7.5 ENG M 2698
2 GM Postny, Evgeny 6.5 ISR M 2642
3 GM Nikolic, Predrag 6.0 BIH M 2601
4 GM Chatalbashev, Boris 5.5 BUL M 2516
5 GM Petrov, Marian 5.5 BUL M 2487
6 IM Das, Arghyadip 5.5 IND M 2457
7 IM De Jong, Jan-Willem 5.5 NED M 2448
8 Pijpers, Arthur 5.5 NED M 2433
9 GM Tiviakov, Sergei 5.0 NED M 2639
10 GM Milov, Leonid 5.0 GER M 2462
11 FM Erwich, Frank 5.0 NED M 2361
12 Van der Marel, Bert 5.0 NED M 2161
13 Van der Raaf, Erik 5.0 NED M 2110
14 IM Van Delft, Merijn 4.5 NED M 2428
15 Van Overdam, Julian 4.5 NED M 2367
16 IM Palit, Somak 4.5 IND M 2360
17 FM Gindi, Shachar 4.5 ISR M 2336
18 Visser, Henk-Jan 4.5 NED M 2272
19 Wilschut, Peter 4.5 NED M 2238
20 Johansson, Gunnar 4.5 SWE M 2223
21 Kerkvliet, Max 4.5 NED M 2186
22 FM Heemskerk, Wim 4.5 NED M 2175
23 Wallgren, Ulf 4.5 SWE M 2141
24 Halfhide, Sebastian 4.5 NED M 2091
25 Den Hartog, Marijn 4.5 NED M 2088
26 Van Halderen, Herman 4.5 NED M 2052
27 Oosterom, Erik 4.5 NED M 2043
28 FM Sorensen, Bent 4.0 DEN M 2217
29 Kolodkin, Daniil 4.0 NED M 2208
30 Polak, Alexander 4.0 NED M 2114
31 FM Happel, Henk 4.0 NED M 2107
32 Knudsen, Martin 4.0 DEN M 2026
33 Corstjens, Rolf 4.0 NED M 1953
34 FM Overeem, Marc 3.5 NED M 2216
35 Van der Elburg, Freddie 3.5 NED M 2185
36 Vistisen, Lars 3.5 DEN M 2159
37 Bebchuk, Leonid 3.5 ISR M 2072
38 Van Briemen, Willem 3.5 NED M 2041
39 Nguyen, Kevin 3.5 NED M 1986
40 Jongste, David 3.5 NED M 1976
41 Brantjes, Yme 3.5 NED M 1937
42 Van Drunick, Jan-Willem 3.5 NED M 1919
43 Van der Meer, Kees 3.0 NED M 2038
44 Havenaar, Jan 3.0 NED M 2017
45 Campbell, Ian 3.0 ENG M 2005
46 Erwich, Frans 3.0 NED M 1974
47 Hawkins, James N H 3.0 ENG M 1942
48 De Mooij, Marco 3.0 NED M 1929
49 Vreeburg, Jan 3.0 NED M 1901
50 Dellert, Lena 3.0 GER F 1835
51 Ratsma, Rosa 2.5 NED F 2088
52 Van der Scheer, Henk 2.5 NED M 2049
53 Bishoen, Bob 2.5 NED M 1968
54 Weiland, Harro 2.5 NED M 1890
55 Holwijn, Melvin 2.0 NED M 1952
56 Roozendaal, Marc 1.5 NED M 1989
57 Van Brussel, Bert 1.5 NED M 1877
58 Veenendaal, Loek 1.0 NED M 1993
59 Bakker, Joop 0.5 NED M 1956

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